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Are we a little bit intolerant?

Todd Muller, the new National party leader got a verbal bashing in New Zealand for owning a Trump hat.  It’s politically incorrect.  So what?  It’s better than those pink pussy hats worn by women protesting Trump’s inauguration.

We should worry more about the things politicians do rather than the things they say, as I mentioned rafter eviewing Jacinda Adern’s deeds.

It’s sad to see this kind of intolerance in New Zealand.  I agree with Ryan Bridge from the AM Show – people should not be persecuted for their beliefs.  One day it might be your views that aren’t popular – what’s important is your right to hold them.

‘It’s out of control:’ Todd Muller shouldn’t be persecuted for owning a Trump hat

I hope we don’t go the way of America where people are physically or verbally attacked for their political views.

Here are just three accounts of Americans abused for their beliefs.  As you can see – none of them are “white supremacists.”

Jahangir Turan was attacked for wearing the MAGA cap in Manhattan.

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Man Beaten for Wearing “Make America Great Again” Hat

This 74 year old Jewish man was verbally attacked for his MAGA cap while having a cup of coffee at Starbucks.

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After this woman verbally attacked the elderly man in Starbucks, calling him a racist and a Nazi, Victor amused his fellow Starbucks customers by picking up his MAGA hat and revealing that he was wearing a Yarmulke and that he is Jewish!

Rebecca Mankey: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

“Parker felt strongly that she wanted to use her privilege as a white woman to stand up for those who are living in fear because of the hateful atmosphere fostered by Trump.”  Look at her and ask yourself, who is creating the hateful atmosphere?

And for anyone who has ever been out to a restaurant, I would think that a story like this would be almost unbelievable.  This happened at the Cheescake Factory in Miami.

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Black Man Wearing a MAGA Hat Gets Terrorized By Restaurant Employees

“Every American should be disgusted by the behavior of these Cheesecake Factory workers, just as we would be disgusted if something similar had happened to Obama supporters at a Chick-fil-A.  But you know what… this wouldn’t happen at a Chick-fil-A because they train their workers better, and conservatives wouldn’t do this to Obama supporters because we’d understand that everyone has the right to their own political opinions.

This is yet another perfect example of the disastrous collapse of the modern American left, and the ugly face of liberal fascism.”

Source: The Washington Standard: Black Man Wearing a MAGA Hat Gets Terrorized By Restaurant Employees

There’s also this from the BFD:
The People That Claim That a MAGA Hat Is a Symbol of Hate Would Never Dare to Claim That a Hijab or Burqa Is a Symbol of Oppression and Misogyny
Stupid leftists tolerate Hijab not MAGA caps


Links

Donald Trump MAGA Hat Attacks, Intolerance: List of Reported Incidents Against People Wearing President’s Caps

NZ: A Fear of MAGA Hats

Teacher apologises for wearing MAGA hat to Auckland Black Lives Matter protest

I couldn’t find any documented accounts of liberal pink hat wearers being attacked or vilified for their beliefs.  Here’s one where Trump Supporter debates Pussy Hat wearing Liberals.  The man wearing the MAGA hat is trying to reason with them.

This from the US after a BLM protest

Freedom of religion attacked in NZ

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report used to be a big progressive, but he has left the left.  Although a gay, he does not believe in people of faith being coerced to provide a service that goes against their religion.

“If a baker won’t bake you a cake, find another baker!” he said, adding;

“A government that can force Christians to violate their conscience can violate anyone.”

He speaks on religious freedom at the two minute mark.

Recently, this issue erupted in my own community, when a lesbian couple from overseas complained about a local cake baker who politely turned them down when asked to bake them a wedding cake, saying it was against her beliefs.

Lesbian couple ‘shocked’ by Kiwi baker who refused to make wedding cake.

I’ll leave you to imagine the names she got called by all the “social justice” trolls.

Kath’s Story (The Warkworth Baker)

The argument was made that the baker shouldn’t have been in business if she was going to be discriminatory.  But if she was in business before same-sex marriage became law, was she expected to give up her career, shut up shop and go out of business, just in case she might offend someone?

When same sex marriage was foisted on NZ in by the politicians in 2013, the Select Committee stated: ‘It is our intention that the passage of this bill should not impact negatively upon people’s religious freedoms… The bill seeks to extend the legal right to marry to same-sex couples; it does not seek to interfere with people’s religious freedoms.’

Yeah right.  Same sex marriage has impacted negatively on religious freedom in New Zealand.  They lied and this law should have never have been passed without a referendum.

What do you call a government that legislates morality and forces people to violate their religious beliefs?


Links

Gay Marriage Exemption ‘Unprincipled’, ‘Discriminatory’ – Legal Opinion